REPRIVATIZATION OFFICE

ESTATE RECOVERY/ DAMAGES

Offer

RANGE OF SERVICE

Legal proceedings comprising within its scope both the restitutions and damages against the properties ( expropriated or nationalized) by the Polish Government on the basis of many legal acts are run by us,especially the following*

  1. act on rules and procedures of expropriated immovable;
  2. decree on ownership and the right of user in the area of Warsaw city;
  3. decree on expropriated estate seized for public utilities at the time of war 1939 – 1945;
  4. decree on real estate acquiring and transferring of the properties required to fulfil all requirements for the national planned economy;
  5. decree on single – family trade in the cities and housing estates;
  6. acts on a rural housing areas;
  7. acts on land administration in the cities and housing areas;
  8. acts on single-family and rural housing along with the division of immovable property in the cities and housing Estates;
  9. decree on agricultural reform;
  10. decree on forestry.
Restitutions in kind

It happens more than once, that the real estate has not been utilized to the accepted purpose, and therefore, it causes to undertake the legal procedure in order to restitute said estate in favour of previous owners or their heirs. In case, if such an estate has been paid off in the past ,there are no obstacles to recover it anew.
Also partly utilized estate as previously predicted to achieve the objectives that have been set, does not exclude the possibility to recover the remaining unutilized plot.
Restitution in kind is also possible even if it is eliminated from the legal transactions of the administrative law, which is the basis of real estate recovery, due to issue it with the flagrant violation of the law.To regain the property law, one may lead proceedings on the Land Register contents with its real legal status or to claim to recover the property from the (Treasury of Poland or local government unit), which is in unlawful possession of the real property.

Damages

Should the proprietary right be deprived, violating in this way the applicable regulations with no possibility of recovering any estate in kind (e.g., in consequence of its sell to the third party), those who are interested may claim compensation in Court.

The faulty compensation decision can also be eliminated from legal transactions, resulting in compensation claims, which, however shall be accomplished in the course of the administrative proceedings. In the situation of depriving of the property law without settling a compensation (even after scores of years), there still are lawful possibilities to regain the compensation right now. Having in mind afore said issues, we are in position to verify a legal possibilities to regain a compensation for you by collecting indispensable set of documents and its verification and to achieve a due payment.

During the course of the proceedings our experts verify estimated opinions, which are the basis to assess a compensation in such a way that the amount you can get was as high as possible and corresponding with the actual market value. Just as in others cases being run by us, we do control and verify the process of legal proceedings on its all stages striving to complete the case as soon as possible.

OTHER DEALS

We are also running with the problems connected with the properties where transmission networks are located (water – pipe network, power supply, gas grid), rendering service connected with the regulation of legal status of property (among other things: by establishing of an easement for payable transfer media as above, and obtaining payment for perpetual usufruct of the property by transferring enterprise.

Within the range of our service is also the assistance property owners, whose rights have been deprived due to the community’s misuse of planning power as a result of establishing or changing an area development plan resulting in limited property use.


* afore are sample calculations and do not comprise all acts in the form of expropriated-nationalized , on the basis of which the properties were recovered.

Check your lawyer!

Specialisation, efficiency and experience counts! There are many lawyers who accept every order, it means that they are dealing with everything and nothing.
If your case lasts many years and you assume that all deals are on its proper way, you had better check the lawyer that you hire to find out how many deals he won or lost as for recovery and compensation!

Lawyers usually accept fee in advance, or for working hours devoted, no matter of results achieved. Many years’ proceedings, even if lost may be in this case very costly for you. Check the lawyer you hire accepts fee, ONLY when the case is positively accomplished!

Recovery proceedings may be connected with high cost, which can reach some several hundreds of thousands zloty. Ask your lawyer how much will you have to give back to the community for the “recovery’’ or how much you should pay for judicial entry. Check if the lawyer that you hire shall be able to finance your proceedings, if need be.

Specialisation & experience

During our long activity, we have brought to life the team of experts from many fields, ensuring in such a way the complex and efficient service of our customers.
Among us, there are lawyers, land-surveyors, real estate experts, agents etc. Should the heirs of an ex-proprietors be required to find, we co-operate with highly sophisticated detectives, who run their searchings both within the country and abroad.
Our legal advisers and lawyers ensure a complete law service for our clients. If need be, we can undertake the risk of proceeding upon ourselves and co-operating with the financial institutions to cover the charges of legal cases. Our agents will engage to sell the property as soon as it is recovered.



We are operating solely on the basis of agency commission; it means that as soon as we regain the appropriate advantages for you, we are entitled for commission.